Kaysville (UT) Davis offensive lineman Zach Lindsay has been a BYU commit for quite some time, but a recent camp performance at Utah and a burgeoning relationship with the coaching staff looks to have changed things for the time being.
"The camp went very good. It was only one day but it was one of the most organized camps I've been too. The coaching was good. I feel like I learned a lot of new things. I was offered right after."
Lindsay, who committed to back in the fall, has changed his stance and is now considering Utah, along with BYU, and appears to have a new leader.
"I'm considering the U. I really like their program because their coaches and their fan base. If you got to a football game, every seat is full and they will have even more full this year because of the Pac 12. The Pac 12. That's the real deal. I'm glad they're in another conference to put themselves in a better position for a national title and I think that can happen. I'm 75 percent Utah and 25 percent BYU."
Does the Utes move to the Pac 12 give them an edge over BYU and their newly independent status, or vice versa when he Lindsay makes his final decision?
"No, but I think it is good that both schools decided to change their program a little."
Lindsay is putting a lot of stock in the coaching staff's ability to get players to the NFL, something that will help sway him towards one school or the other.
"As far as football, I'm looking for a chance to get to the next level. School-wise, if I can't get to the next level, I'm going to stay in school and get a degree."
Lindsay's high school teammate, Troy Hinds, is arguably the most sought after player in the state of Utah for 2012 and is close friends with the big lineman.
"Troy and I have talked about both situations in playing against each other or with each other. No matter what happens, we're still going to be close friends and support each other with what we do."
With BYU and Utah being the only two schools that Lindsay is considering or plans on looking at, the in-state battle will likely rage on for the lineman for months to come as Lindsay is unsure when he'll be making a final decision.
"I think I just need to think about where I fit best."
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